Circulating concentration of acetate

Value 0.17 mM
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Philip W. Wertz, The nature of the epidermal barrier: biochemical aspects, Volume 18, Issue 3, 8 February 1996, Pages 283–294, doi:10.1016/0169-409X(95)00077-K p.286 left column 2nd paragraph
Primary Source Skutches, C.L., Holroydc, C.P., Myers, R.N., Paul, P. and Reichard, G.A. (1979) Plasma acetate turnover and oxidation. J. Clin. Invest. 64, 708-713.PubMed ID468985
Method Radiotracer experiments
Comments p.286 left column top paragraph:"The circulating concentration of acetate in humans is 0.17 mM [primary source], which is far more than enough to provide all of the carbon required for epidermal lipid synthesis."
Entered by Uri M
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